"Actually, let me clarify that," he quickly added.
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"Now the President threatens to abandon $700 billion for the troops, and health care for 7 million veterans, for his misbegotten border wall that he said Mexico would pay for. That is NOT Making America Great Again," Mr Leahy said in a statement.
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